The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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September 25, 2020

Every day is a feel-good day when you share walks, chats and cuddles with your furry friend! Meet some of the coolest dogs around that lend their own brand of furry support to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. A good dog is the perfect anecdote to a long week, a superior walking partner, the best listener and secret-keeper around and, of course, the snuggliest cuddle before you turn in for the night! 

Before you meet these lemonade loving pups, head over to Alex’s Shop and grab a Lemon... Read More

September 25, 2020

When COVID-19 forced all but essential employees to work from home, childhood cancer researchers were faced with the same shutdown. Dr. Michelle Monje, an Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)-funded researcher who studies high-grade gliomas, had less than 12 hours to shut down her lab when California put shelter-in-place orders in effect on March 16. 

Dr. Monje and her team scrambled to save the things they could not lose—like primary... Read More

September 24, 2020

Every day in the United States, 43 children are diagnosed with cancer, and it is the leading cause of death by disease for children. Despite an urgent need for improved treatments, less than 4 percent of federal research funding is invested in childhood cancer research each year. 

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) aims to fill the funding gap through a comprehensive grant program that funds early stage basic research all the way to clinical trials that have the potential to bring new treatments to oncology clinics for widespread use. In addition, there have been some notable... Read More

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